TSCF 2010 Malta Conference (TSCF 2010)

Venue: Hotel Maritim Mellieha

Location: Mellieha, Malta

Event Date/Time: May 07, 2010 End Date/Time: May 10, 2010
Registration Date: Feb 28, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2010
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As possible examples, the following topics may be discussed at the conference:

Social capital and health (both public and individual),

Social capital and depression,

Social capital and ageing,

Adolescent suicide, suicidal pact and social capital,

Youth health, youth growth and development, and social capital,

Ethnic diversity, migrations, and minority integration,

Social mobility and social capital, class structure and revenue inequality issues,

Social capital and public policies,

Social capital, community development, urban policies, urban planning and housing,

Crime, delinquency, impropriety, and social capital,

Lifelong learning and education issues related to social capital,

Families and the private life,

Social capital and religion,

Social capital and business,

Social capital, inclusive growth, and the economy,

Democratization, political and judicial participation, and social capital,

Measurement issues about social capital,

Issues revolving around the TISR model,

Other topics proposed by participants.

This type of conference brings together scientists, policymakers, social workers and the widest spectrum of the players involved. The emphasis will be put on social capital in practice in terms of actual or potential applications of social capital research. The objective is to make progress on the understanding of these issues by shedding light on some current developments and to draft innovative, practical responses.

The Social Link Cycle is a line of conferences dedicated to the bond between people within society, and its contemporary crisis.


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Additional Information

The Maltese Archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, with Malta 93 kms south of Sicily and 288 kms north of Africa. Gibraltar is 1,826 kms to the West and Tel Aviv is 1,940 kms to the East. Malta's weather and climate are strongly influenced by the sea and have a very characteristic Mediterranean flavor, similar to that found in southern Italy or southern Greece. Temperature is ideal at the time of the conference. Malta International Airport is located between the villages of Luqa and Gudja, 10kms from the capital Valletta.